Glaucon [2]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 01/03/2005.

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Glaucon [2] | Γλαύκων

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The dating and identification of Glaucon, a glossographer1 cited in Athenaeus2, is uncertain. Identifying him as Glaucus of Rhegium3, who lived in the 5th and 4th c. BCE (cf. F. Jacoby, Glaukos [n. 36], RE 7, 1 [1912], 1417-1420; K. Ziegler, Glaukos [n. 6], Kl.P. 2 [1967], 812), was …

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Glaucon [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 August 2018 <>

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